[Scribus] Adding an image dynamically

Christoph Schäfer christoph-schaefer
Wed Sep 26 02:33:35 CEST 2007

Am Mittwoch, 26. September 2007 00:01 schrieb Dr. Werner Popken:
> Next question:
> Consider a book of chapters each having a title and lots of paragraphs
> and an image to the left of the first paragraph to start with. The
> text is in a database and can be fetched, transformed and imported
> chapter by chapter (a bit tedious, but not too bad).
> Would it be a way to define a template for this having the appropriate
> image frame?  Where do I find a tutorial about templates?


> Where do I find something about page headers and footers? I know the
> tutorial about page numbering.

It's exactly the same technique.

> I'd rather like to write a program to produce the .sla-file directly
> and then do some finetuning afterwards - unfortunately the structure
> of this file is quite complicated, so it would take me some time to
> find out. Is this approach viable? If so, how would I do it?
> I understand that this would be possible using Python, but I'd rather
> not learn Python.

I guess you're out of luck ;)



P.S.: Why don't you spend a few minutes to skim the Wiki for relevant 
information (it even has a search feature). Oh, and there's a thing called 
Help Browser in Scribus ;)

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